As part of extensive activity to maximise opportunities around the Yorkshire Grand Depart, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and partners present a two day festival, taking place Thursday 3rd  & Friday 4th July 2014 at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield.

The Grand Départ International Business Festival will showcase the very best of Yorkshire’s regional businesses, with Sheffield’s festival programme highlighting the world class innovation within the city region, throwing the spotlight on thriving sectors such as Sport & Healthcare Technologies, Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering and Creative Digital Industries.

The Innovation Expo will showcase around 30 of the leading businesses, with an accompanying fringe programme of specialist seminars, lectures and demonstrations.

The Expo and the fringe events are all free to attend, but you need to be registered for the festival via the UKTI’s website click here to register.

If you would like more information about Sheffield’s event programme for the Grand Depart International Business Festival visit